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Our Mission

The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy, sponsored by the Sisters of Mercy of the Americas, South Central Community, exists to serve young women by:

  1. Providing a quality Catholic education within a warm and caring faith community;
  2. Offering a varied academic curriculum which meets the needs of a wide range of students seeking preparation for college, work and life;
  3. Empowering students to be responsible leaders in service to others;
  4. Providing the opportunity to build a sense of community with students of diverse abilities and backgrounds;
  5. Preparing students for real life and work in an age of rapid change.

 

The Mercy Creed

The Academy of Our Lady of Mercy educates each student, each in her own right, to be a woman of Mercy:

  • rooted in the values of Jesus;
  • well-educated and self-disciplined;
  • enriched by diversity and tolerant of differences;
  • compassionate and generous;
  • able to lead and willing to serve;

who graciously shares these Mercy values with others.


Educational Philosophy

- The major concern of Mercy Academy is the individual student. We strive to develop each student to her greatest potential by providing her with an environment for maximum growth, at a level commensurate with her abilities.

- We strive to develop in each individual a sense of responsibility to herself, community, and society. Each young woman is encouraged to pass on the spiritual, cultural, social, and intellectual heritage which has been entrusted to her keeping.

- We believe the prime responsibility of each student is to learn how to learn and think critically. Our goal is a self-motivated learner who is interested in expanding her knowledge and who is capable of applying what she knows to human problems.

- We teach each student an awareness of the religious and ethical dimensions of life so that her talents and knowledge will be used with wisdom, compassion, and integrity.

- We strive to create in each student a sense of her own power and identity as an emerging adult, with self-confidence and a knowledge of her strengths and limitations.


Educational Values

  • Concern for Individual Growth and Development
  • Personal and Social Responsibility
  • Lifelong Learning
  • Critical Thinking
  • Real-life Applications and Problem-Solving
  • Faith in Action
  • Confidence, Capability and a Healthy Sense of Self

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5801 Fegenbush Lane Louisville, Kentucky 40228 

P 502 671-2010

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